General Building (B) | California Exam Prep 2018

$99.00

Exam Prep | Online Narrated Course | Instructor:  Paul Acker
This course will prepare students for the General Building (B) portion of the exam using the 2016 California Building Codes and is based on the California Contractors State License Board (CSLB) Examination Study Guide and cited resources.  It is mobile friendly so you can study anytime, anywhere!

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CALIFORNIA
GENERAL BUILDING (B) EXAM PREP


COURSE SYLLABUS

This course will prepare students for the General Building (B) portion of the exam and is based on the California Contractors State License Board (CSLB) Examination Study Guide and the cited resources. This course will provide a breakdown of each of the exam topics, followed by hundreds of practice questions. Resource information and links to relevant material are included. 


Current California Code

  • 2016 CA Residential Code
  • 2016 CA Building Code
  • 2016 CA Energy Code

Planning Estimating

Building Planning and Permits

  • Enforceable Code
  • Permits and Zoning
  • California Administrative Code
  • CA Building Planning

Design and Construction Errors

  • Small Commercial Project
  • Foundation Plan
  • Calculations
  • Concrete
  • Masonry
  • Steel
  • Carpentry
  • Thermal and Moisture Protection
  • Doors and Windows
  • Finishes
  • Specialties
  • Company Overhead and Profit

Planning and Start Up

  • Budgeting
  • Scheduling
  • Construction Phasing
  • Project Team
  • Contracts
  • Submittal Process
  • Cost Codes
  • Preconstruction Meetings

Project Progress

  • Progress Meetings
  • Change Orders
  • Tests and Inspections
  • Daily Reports
  • Payment Applications
  • Closeout

Framing and Rough Carpentry

  • Lumber
  • Manufactured Materials
  • Framing Construction
  • Flooring Components
  • Posts, Girders and Beams
  • Stair Framing
  • Wall Components
  • Roof Systems
  • Fireblocking

Structural Components

Decks

  • Joists
  • Guards and Fall Protection
  • Protection of Wood
  • Fasteners

Cold Formed Steel

  • Layout Procedures
  • Construction
  • In-Line Framing
  • Identifying Marks and Labels
  • Fasteners
  • Roof Framing
  • Blocking

Siding

  • Wood Siding
  • Underlayment and Flashings
  • Vinyl, Aluminum, and Steel
  • Fiber Cement, EIFS and Stucco

Associated Trades

  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • HVAC
  • Fire Protection Systems
  • Title 24 Energy Building Regulations

Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement

  • Cement
  • Placing Concrete
  • Compressive Strength
  • ACI Modifications
  • Forms
  • Finishing
  • Joints
  • Reinforcing
  • Unbonded Post-Tensioning
  • Problems

Masonry

  • Mortar
  • Clay Masonry Units
  • Concrete Masonry Units
  • Reinforcement
  • Grouting
  • Masonry Veneer
  • Piers and Columns
  • Fireplace/Chimney Construction

Sitework

  • Restrictions
  • Surveys
  • Permits and Inspections
  • Floodplains and Groundwater
  • Geotechnical Investigations
  • Soils
  • Site Prep
  • Equipment
  • Site Safety

Core Trades

Footings and Foundations

  • Layout
  • Code Requirements
  • Reinforcement
  • ACI Requirements
  • Lateral Displacment
  • Drainage
  • Forms and Panels
  • Waterproofing

Acoustical

  • Ceilings
  • Seismic Design Categories

Insulation

  • Heat Transfer
  • CA Building Regulations
  • Interior Insulation
  • Exterior Insulation
  • Vapor Retarder/Barrier
  • Ventilation

Moisture Protection

  • Gutters
  • Ventilation
  • Building Code
  • Performance Requirements
  • Wall Coverings
  • Dampproofing and Waterproofing
  • Window and Door Openings

Roofing

  • Styles
  • Slope and Pitch
  • Weather Protection
  • Performance Requirements
  • Sheathing
  • Bitumins
  • Flashing
  • Ventilation

Finish Trades

  • Painting and Interior Finishing
  • Tile and Flooring
  • Finish Carpentry
  • Drywall
  • Plaster and Lath
  • Window, Doors and Skylights
  • Landscaping

Safety

Cal/OSHA Safety

  • Aadministrative Requirements
  • Personnel Safety
  • Transportation and Traffic Control

Environmental Safety

  • Considerations and Pollution Prevention
  • Waste Management
  • Green Building

 


Course instructors will be available by email or telephone between 9am and 5pm Eastern Standard Time. They will assist you with questions regarding course content.

If you have any questions, please call us at 1-800-727-7104 or send an email to info@onlinecti.com. Email responses will usually be returned promptly, but guaranteed within one business day.

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